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Official College of Doctors of Spain. Membership number: 484803733
Ignacio Antépara Ercoreca Ph.D.
Medical staff
Ignacio Antépara Ercoreca Ph.D.


  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of the Basque Country (Spain), 1978
  • Specialist in Allegology, University of Navarra (Spain), 1981
  • Doctoral degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of the Basque Country (Spain), 1992
  • PhD Extraordinary Award University of the Basque Country (Spain), 1995
  • Diploma in senior management of the Health Sector, ESADE, 1997

Work experience

  • University Hospital of Basurto (Spain). Allergology Head of Service, from 1986
  • University Hospital of Basurto (Spain). Senior Doctor at Allegology Unit. From 1982 to 1986
  • University of Navarra (Spain). Resident Medical Intern at Allegology Unit. From 1979 to 1982


  • Spanish Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology
  • European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunlogy
  • North Allergy Society (Spain)
  • Rhinoconjunctivitis Committee of the SEAIC (Spanish Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology)


  • Component-resolved diagnosis of pollen allergy based on skin testing with profilin, polcalcin and lipid transfer protein pan-allergens.
    Barber D, de la Torre F, Lombardero M, Antépara I, Colas C, Dávila I, Tabar AI, Vidal C, Villalba M, Salcedo G, Rodríguez R.
    Clinical & experimental Allergy, 2009 Nov, 39(11):1764-73
  • Reference values for facilitating the interpretation of the ESPRINT-15 questionnaire (Spanish version).
    Valero A, Baró E, Sastre J, Navarro-Pulido AM, Izquierdo I, Martí-Guadaño E, Ferrer M, Dávila I, del Cuvillo A, Colas C, Antépara I, Alonso J, Mullol J. J
    Journal of Investigational Allergology and Clinical Immunology, 2009, 19(5):396-403
  • Comparison of the efficacy and safety of bilastine 20 mg vs levocetirizine 5 mg for the treatment of chronic idiopathic urticaria: a multi-centre, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study.
    Zuberbier T, Oanta A, Bogacka E, Medina I, Wesel F, Uhl P, Antépara I, Jáuregui I, Valiente R;
    The Bilastine International Working Group, Allergy, 2009 Oct 23
  • Allergenicity and cross-reactivity of pine pollen.
    Gastaminza G, Lombardero M, Bernaola G, Antépara I, Muñoz D, Gamboa PM, Audicana MT, Marcos C, Ansotegui IJ,
    Clinical & experimental Allergy, 2009 Sep, 39(9):1438-46. Epub 2009 Jul 2
  • Component-resolved in vitro diagnosis in peach-allergic patients.
    Gamboa PM, Sanz ML, Lombardero M, Barber D, Sánchez-Monje R, Goikoetxea MJ, Antépara I, Ferrer M, Salcedo G.
    Investig Allergol Clin Immunol, 2009, 19(1):13-20
  • Safety of rupatadine administered over a period of 1 year in the treatment of persistent allergic rhinitis: a multicentre, open-label study in Spain.
    Valero A, de la Torre F, Castillo JA, Rivas P, del Cuvillo A, Antépara I, Borja J, Donado E, Molà O, Izquierdo I.
    Drug Safety Journal , 2009, 32(1):33-42. doi: 10.2165/00002018-200932010-00003
  • Development and validation of a new Spanish instrument to measure health-related quality of life in patients with allergic rhinitis: the ESPRINT questionnaire.
    A, Ferrer M, Sastre J, Navarro AM, Monclús L, Martí-Guadaño E, Herdman M, Dávila I, Del Cuvillo A, Colás C, Baró E, Antépara I, Alonso J, Mullol J.
    Value Health, 2007 Nov-Dec, 10(6):466-77
  • A new criterion by which to discriminate between patients with moderate allergic rhinitis and patients with severe allergic rhinitis based on the Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma severity items.
    Gamboa PM, Cáceres O, Antépara I, Sánchez-Monge R, Ahrazem O, Salcedo G, Barber D, Lombardero M, Sanz ML.
    Allergy Clin Immunol, 2007 Aug, 120(2):359-65, Epub 2007 May 25
  • Two different profiles of peach allergy in the north of Spain.
    García-Avilés C, Sanz ML, Gamboa PM, Urrutia I, Antépara I, Jauregui I, De Weck AL.
    Allergy, 2007 Apr, 62(4):408-14
  • Flow-cytometric cellular allergen stimulation test in latex allergy.
    Sanz ML, Gamboa PM, Garcia-Aviles C, Vila L, Dieguez I, Antépara I, de Weck AL,
    International Archives of Allergy and Immunology Journal, 2003 Jan, 130(1):33-9
  • Flow cytometric basophil activation test by detection of CD63 expression in patients with immediate-type reactions to betalactam antibiotics.
    Sanz ML, Gamboa PM, Antépara I, Uasuf C, Vila L, Garcia-Aviles C, Chazot M, De Weck AL.
    Clinical & experimental Allergy, 2002 Feb, 32(2):277-86
  • Investigation of the efficacy and tolerability of azelastine nasal spray versus ebastine tablets in patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis.
    Antépara I, Jauregui I, Basomba A, Cadahia A, Feo F, Garcia JJ, Gonzalo MA, Luna I, Rubio M, Vazquez M.
    Allergologia et Immunopathologia (Madr), 1998 Jan-Feb, 26(1):9-16
  • Latex allergy as a risk during delivery.
    Diaz T, Martinez T, Antépara I, Usandizaga JM, Lopez Valverde M, Jaurequi I.
    British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 1996 Feb, 103(2):173-5
  • Relative humidity and acari. An intervention study.
    Pascual Izaola A, Sanchez Milla JJ, Mateo Garmilla JI, Antépara I.
    Allergologia et Immunopathologia (Madr), 1995 Sep-Oct, 23(5):231-4
  • Pollen allergy in the Bilbao area (European Atlantic seaboard climate): pollination forecasting methods.
    Antépara I, Fernandez JC, Gamboa P, Jauregui I, Miguel F.
    Clinical & experimental Allergy, 1995 Feb, 25(2):133-40
  • Occupational asthma related to fresh Gypsophila paniculata.
    Antépara I, Jauregui I, Urrutia I, Gamboa PM, Gonzalez G, Barber D.
    Allergy, 1994 Jul, 49(6):478-80
  • Ataxia telangiectasia in an atopic family.
    Antépara I, Subira ML, Narbona J, Dieguez I, Lobera T, Oehling A.
    Allergologia et Immunopathologia (Madr). , 1982 Jan-Feb, 10(1):61-8
  • Adverse drug reactions produced by analgetic drugs.
    Antépara I, Martin-Gil D, Dominguez MA, Oehling A.
    Allergologia et Immunopathologia (Madr), 1981 Nov-Dec, 9(6):545-54
  • The viral factor in the etiology of acute asthma attacks in children.
    Oehling A, Antépara I, Baena Cagnani CE.
    Allergologia et Immunopathologia (Madr), 1981 Jan-Feb, 9(1):29-36.
  • Prevalence of pollinosis in the Basque Country.
    Azpiri A, Gamboa PM, Fernandez E, Fernandez de Corres L, Alonso E, Escobar A, Jauregui I, Audicana M, Munoz D, Antépara I.
    Allergy, 1999 Oct, 54(10):1100-4.